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[kraws-ri-fur, kros-] /ˌkrɔs rɪˈfɜr, ˌkrɒs-/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), cross-referred, cross-referring.
to refer by a cross reference.
Origin of cross-refer
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • cross-refer claims involving more than one disappearance.
  • Partnerships with other business service organizations and consultants to cross-refer appropriate leads and co-market services.
  • If you chose not to install these files, the options for the database cross-refer- ence will be absent from your menus.
  • These commenters said that the regulation should clearly define the approved uses and cross-refer to penalties for misuse.
British Dictionary definitions for cross-refer


to refer from one part of something, esp a book, to another
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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